Huon Gulf Armband

Huon Gulf Armband.

Object Type: Armband

Locality: Siaasi Island Papua New Guinea

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1920

Height: 7.5 cm

Description:

This gorgeous turtle shell Huon Gulf armband comes from Siassi island and is in near perfect condition. It has been skilfully carved all over with very intricate motifs which have been worn smooth with generations of handling. It would date to the early 20th century and measures 7.5 cm tall and 7.5 cm in diameter

Price: $1200 AUD

 

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